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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By kc5
After I pointed out to my independent BMW shop...

After I pointed out to my independent BMW shop that there are different versions, he double checked and admits he ordered the wrong part number and he will get me the correct version.

I am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By kc5
Thank you very much for the info. The new ones...

Thank you very much for the info. The new ones have already been installed and look like the one in your first picture.

The plot thickens...

The independent BMW shop who did the work claim...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By kc5
My corners were originally amber...I am talking...

My corners were originally amber...I am talking about the small round turn signal reflector between the xenon bulb and the amber corner reflector.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By kc5
Not aftermarket. I bought the car new...special...

Not aftermarket. I bought the car new...special ordered it through the BMW dealer to get the manual transmission. It came from Germany with clear OEM headlight assembly turn signal reflectors.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By kc5
Replacement HL assembly has amber turn signal reflectors; OEM was clear

Both Xenon headlight assemblies on my '03 530i were replaced due to broken adjusters from a minor collision (insurance paid). My original turn signal round lens reflectors were clear with amber...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,438
Posted By kc5
I ordered one from my local dealer a few years...

I ordered one from my local dealer a few years ago. Easy to install and works great.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-21-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By kc5
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Forum: Off-Topic 10-18-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By kc5
You tease. :rofl:

You tease. :rofl:
Forum: Off-Topic 10-18-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By kc5
If you ask 10 attorneys a question you are likely...

If you ask 10 attorneys a question you are likely to get 10 different answers.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-27-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By kc5
You just did. :) :rofl:

You just did. :) :rofl:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-27-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,637
Posted By kc5
If you must get an LCD, get Samsung. However, if...

If you must get an LCD, get Samsung. However, if you are a videophile and care about picture quality and accuracy then you will get a plasma TV, preferably Panasonic.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-27-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,637
Posted By kc5
Sharp owns a big chunk of Pioneer so they got the...

Sharp owns a big chunk of Pioneer so they got the license to the Elite name. I have heard from good sources that the Sharp Elite is quite impressive; but I would not trade my Pioneer Elite (the real...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-21-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By kc5
R.E.M. Call It a Day As a Band

They are/were one of my favorite bands. Sorry the time has come for them to split but we had a lot of great years.

Their creative music will live on. Job well done. :thumbup:

:) :bawling:...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-08-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,951
Posted By kc5
You will be happy with your decision. I have...

You will be happy with your decision. I have been with Dish since their beginning and have been quite happy.

Dish's VIP722 HD DVR with 2 built-in tuners is very useful for me and is something...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By kc5
If I owned a newer BMW I would say I would want a...

If I owned a newer BMW I would say I would want a spare tire and oil level dipstick.

Fortunately, my E39 has those things. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By kc5
Do not customize it. The 530i with sport...

Do not customize it.

The 530i with sport suspension is already excellent and you could mess it up. In fact, there was a big discussion at BMW over whether an M version was even necessary because...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,204
Posted By kc5
I have no regrets about purchasing my '03 530i...

I have no regrets about purchasing my '03 530i with 5-speed manual and sport/premium packages. I purchased it new and had to special order it to get the manual transmission. This car has the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By kc5
Nice that you found an old Audi with manual...

Nice that you found an old Audi with manual transmission. :thumbup: :drive:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By kc5
You lucked out. :thumbup: Neither TireRack,...

You lucked out. :thumbup:

Neither TireRack, Discount Tires, or Goodyear have any more of them in my size.

I hope you will not damage one of them and need to replace it before they wear out or...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-16-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,720
Posted By kc5
With all due respect, your father did you a great...

With all due respect, your father did you a great disservice if he did not teach you the value of a dollar and the importance of living within your means. Also, do not confuse "cheap" with "frugal."...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By kc5
My 530i has about 58K miles and my original...

My 530i has about 58K miles and my original suspension is fine. There is no cupping on my current Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3 tires. Cupping was only a problem on the OEM tires which I got rid of 40K...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By kc5
The new Pilot Super Sport is supposedly a...

The new Pilot Super Sport is supposedly a significant improvement over the PS2.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By kc5
Your new tires certainly have a better price. ...

Your new tires certainly have a better price. I'll research them more.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By kc5
I am looking at stock size 235/45 17. All...

I am looking at stock size 235/45 17.

All new tires are quiet in the beginning.

The OEM Continental Sport ContiContact's on my previous '99 528i with sport suspension got extremely noisy at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By kc5
Those look like a good possibility. Rated #2. ...

Those look like a good possibility. Rated #2. See: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/surveyresults/surveydisplay.jsp?type=MP

I am looking something that not only handles well but also will be less...
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